Definitions for "Parietal cell"
An acid-secreting cell in the epithelium of the stomach.
A cell in the stomach mucosa that secretes hydrochloric acid and intrinsic factor.
the source of stomach acid secretion; it is found in active ( canalicular) state or basal ( tubulovesicular) state; on its cell membrane are proton pumps that pump out stomach acid; also known as oxyntic cells